Our Mission
About the Position
Position # 3467
OrganizationVictoria Cool Aid Society
Position Every Step Counts - Pace Lead - Downtown Community Centre
Location 755 Pandora Avenue, Victoria, BC, Canada
Impact Statement Cool Aid's vision is a community where no one is forced to sleep on the street or go hungry and everyone has the dignity that comes with home, health and connection.

Guiding Principles:
Meet clients where they are at.
Commit to anti-racism, decolonization and cultural humility.
Approach each client with empathy.
Practice integrity and mutual respect in all our relationships.
Advocate for those we serve.
Description Every Step Counts (ESC)  is a walking and running program that draws on movement to foster community and confidence, one-step at a time. During ESC, Volunteers and Staff lead participants on a 50-minute walk or run, followed by a light stretch and snack. The role of the Every Step Counts Volunteer is to socially engage with participants and support their movement goals.

• Arrive on time, and stay for the duration of session
• Take out a group or “pod” of walkers or runners for a 50 minute walk or run, keeping time and
ensuring no one is left behind.
• Socialize with participants and help to create a welcoming, positive and supportive
• Provide support to the program facilitator in helping to set out water and food, keeping focus
during stretching, and with light clean up.
• Help to cultivate mindfulness in the group by keeping conversation light and focused on the
COVID-19 Vaccination Required Yes
Training Details Online orientation and in-person position-specific training led by staff.
Working Conditions Drop-in centre and walking trails.
Minimum Duration 4 - 6 months
Timing Weekday - Daytime
Time Detail Wednesdays from 1-2:30 pm and Thursdays from 9-10:30 am.
Age 19+
Ideal for An Individual
Transportation On a bus route
Area(s) of Interest Recreation/Sports
Skill(s) Team Building, Cultural Awareness/Sensitivity, Empathy
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website https://coolaid.org/ways-to-help/volunteer/
Email Send an Email Message
Contact Alicia Jones
Phone 778-405-2542
Address 465 Swift St Victoria, V8W 1S2


Copyright © 2021 Volunteer Victoria